Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments, though increasingly it is also used for regulated private industries, such as mobile phone accounts. Government examples of civil ID use could include document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

 

Indian student group wants to suspend Aadhaar, NPR enrollment

A student group in Northern India has come out and asked the government to suspend biometric enrollment and to stop…

 

Leaks show security flaws in Israeli biometric database project

Documents mistakenly leaked by the Israeli Ministry of Justice show a significant security flaw in the biometric database system set…

 

Gemalto outlines security features on South African eID cards

South African ID cards are set to be rolled out next month and according to Gemalto, specific integrated security features…

 

Israel’s biometric database pilot to begin in two weeks

After much ado, Israel’s biometric database pilot will begin in two weeks. According to Haaretz.com, comments confirming this came from…

 

The Gambia eyes biometric passport

Reports are emerging to suggest that The Gambia is set to introduce a biometric passport to its citizens. According to…

 

Sweden looks to Cybercom for e-identification system

IT security specialist Cybercom Group has won a contract to provide e-identification services to Sweden. The contract runs for three years, with…

 

Chinese biometric market set for growth: report

Research and Markets has announced the addition of a research report on the Chinese biometrics market, and notes that demand has…

 

Gemalto to provide eID cards for South African identity card program

Gemalto will supply the Government Printing Work of South Africa with Sealys eID cards for the country’s national identity program. According…

 

Zetes provides ABIS services to Guinea

The Independent National Electoral Commission of the Republic of Guinea has chosen Zetes to perform the deduplication of biometric data…

 

UIDAI expands Aadhaar to vulnerable children living in Delhi

Children living on the streets of Delhi have now fallen under the UIDAI’s purview, as the Authority looks to expand…

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